The Herb and Acupuncture Treatment of Psoriasis


Chief Complaint: red itchy skin

Western Diagnosis: psoriasis

Medical History: 38 year old male with psoriasis for 10 years. He believes it was caused by photo-processing chemicals. He has been treated with steroid-family injections but relief is temporary. He also uses creams, Ultravate and Duvanex to control itching. His pulse is slow and he exercises regularly.

Questioning exam: He states the psoriasis lesions worsen in winter, with stress, and possibly with spicy food.

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